Tag Archive: DTM

Sep 23

Ekstrom to miss DTM finale for World RX title bid

As part of his ‘day job’ racing for Audi in the DTM

DriverFIA World Rallycross Championship leader Mattias Ekstrom has confirmed today (Thursday) that he will race in all three of the final rounds of World RX this season, including at the Estering in Germany next month, which clashes with the final round of the DTM. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

DTM title chase intensifies

Budapest to stage the penultimate race weekend of the 2016 season

DTM title chase intensifies Now or never – that’s a motto three drivers will be racing under at the Hungaroring. Jamie Green, Robert Wickens and Edoardo Mortara have no choice at the Hungarian capital.

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Sep 20

DTM: Rosenqvist to contest the rest of the season

Felix Rosenqvist demonstrated his competitiveness in DTM – that’s the opinion of his employer, Mercedes-AMG

Felix Rosenqvist At the Moscow Raceway – in the sixth race meeting of the season – the Swede replaced Esteban Ocon whose switch Formula One with immediate effect had been announced just a few days earlier. And Rosenqvist convinced right away by finishing 10th in the first DTM race of his career.

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Sep 10

Miguel Molina ahead of Mücke duo in practice

DTM drivers are slowly getting closer and closer to achieving a perfect lap of the Nürburgring

This time, Miguel Molina was fastest of the 24 driversIn second free practice on Saturday morning, the field already was considerably faster than in the first session on Friday afternoon, in similar conditions. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Farewell tour for one of the longest-serving DTM drivers: after 16 years, Martin Tomczyk has decided to call time on his successful career in the DTM

Farewell to DTM after 16 years: Martin Tomczyk

After 16 years Martin Tomczyk will end his DTM career.The fans will see the driver from BMW Team Schnitzer behind the wheel of his BMW M Performance Parts M4 DTM for the last time at the Nürburgring, in Budapest and at the Hockenheimring. Tomczyk will remain a part of the BMW Motorsport family, concentrating on competition in international motorsport. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 08

Golden anniversary for DTM and the Nürburgring

From 09th to 11th September DTM is going to race for the 50th time at the Nürburgring

On 17th June, 1984, the spectacular touring cars made their first appearance in the Eifel, with Olaf Manthey (Rover Vitesse) winning the debut race“50 times DTM at the Ring – that means 50 times motor racing at the highest level, 50 times maximum excitement for the fans and – last but not least – 50 times  a highly professional organisation at one of the nest motor-racing facilities in the world,” says ITR Chairman  Hans Werner Aufrecht. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 06

At the Nürburgring, the thrilling battle for the DTM title enters its crucial phase

The balance of power between the three manufacturers involved in DTM remains extremely close

DTM - Robert Wickens, Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM The 2016 DTM season slowly is approaching its home straight, with the Nürburgring staging the seventh race meeting and the 13th and 14th rounds of the year respectively. The motor-racing enthusiasts may look forward to a thrilling DTM weekend at the tradition-rich Eifel circuit as the fight for the title is far from being over. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 05

Félix da Costa and Juncadella in the ‘Green Hell’

Both BMW driver Augusto Farfus and Mercedes-AMG driver António Félix da Costa contested this weekend’s 6h race

António Félix da Costa raced in a BMW M235i RacingA week prior to the DTM race meting at the Nürburgring, the seventh of the season, two DTM drivers already enjoyed an extensive taste of Eifel air in the seventh VLN round.

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Sep 02

DTM’s 50th appearance at the Nürburgring

The full Monty for the anniversary

DTM Nürburgring They are an inseparably entity: DTM and the Nürburgring. Since the debut season, back in 1984, the DTM drivers raced at the Nürburgring at least once in every single year. And this also applies to the 2016 season.

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Aug 31

Tales from the paddock: “My predictions for the DTM title are…” – Pascal Wehrlein

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

2016-08-28 - Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 Team - Großer Preis von Belgien 2016. Lewis Hamilton Two motorsport classics within a week: After the legendary Circuit de Spa-Francorchamps, the Formula 1 season continues in the ‘Royal Park’ of Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Wittmann wins and reclaims points’ lead

Quadruple victory for BMW in Moscow on Sunday

DTM - Start of the 12th race of the season at the Moscow Raceway After his seventh DTM career pole position, he added his seventh race win: with a dominant performance, Marco Wittmann claimed victory in the second race at Moscow Raceway on Sunday.

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Aug 21

Wittmann and Blomqvist secure front grid row for BMW

Marco Wittmann will be on pole position for the twelfth race of the 2016 DTM season

Best grid position for Sundays race: Marco WittmannIn qualifying, the BMW driver secured himself the best starting grid position for the race at Moscow Raceway on Sunday with a lap time of 1 min. 28.776 sec.

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Aug 17

DTM regains momentum at the Moscow Raceway

The summer break is over and DTM is going to reaccelerate

DTM regains momentum at the Moscow Raceway From 19th to 21st August, not far from the Russian capital, the Moscow Raceway is going to stage the sixth race meeting of the 2016 season.

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Aug 11

DTM comes to a positive half-time conclusion

Growth in the attendance and viewing figure areas

Start DTM Lausitzring Five of the nine race meetings of the 2016 season have been contested and DTM’s umbrella organisation ITR has come to a positive half-time conclusion.

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Aug 11

Ocon switches to F1 – Rosenqvist to replace him on the DTM grid at Moscow

With 10 races contested, the 2016 DTM season of rookie Esteban Ocon has come to a sudden halt

With immediate effect, Esteban Ocon will race in Formula One as team-mate of reigning DTM Champion Pascal Wehrlein. With immediate effect, the young Frenchman will race in Formula One as team-mate of reigning DTM Champion Pascal Wehrlein. Ocon replaces Indonesian Rio Haryanto who had to stop racing for Team Manor due to financial issues.

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Aug 10

Tales from the paddock: On holiday with three DTM stars in Ibiza

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

Tales from the paddock On holiday with three DTM stars in Ibiza Formula 1 and the DTM are still on their summer break. Maximilian Götz, Daniel Juncadella and Christian Vietoris tell us what they got up to on their group holiday. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

World RX crosses Atlantic for Canadian leg 

For the third year in a row, World RX joins the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivieres (GP3R)

2015-08-08_33492 The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will embark on the season’s second half later this week following a month-long summer break. World RX of Canada (5-7 August) forms the seventh round of the World Championship and marks the first flyaway event of 2016.

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Jul 29

That’s how the gears are changed in a DTM car

For the driver, the perfect point in time is of major importance

To change gears, the driver uses the two paddles placed behind the wheel. By hitting one of the paddles, he activates complex procedures taking place deep inside the vehicle.   It’s a permanent up and down: up to 40 times per lap, a DTM driver shifts gears with the two paddles placed behind the steering wheel.

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Jul 27

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

This is what happened: Weekend’s results & facts

Mercedes There are two highlights of the 2016 season coming up next weekend: for the Silver Arrows, # F1isBACK in Germany; meanwhile, AMG Customer Sports teams will be competing in the 24-hour race at Spa-Francorchamps. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

Tales from the paddock: Formula 1, DTM and AMG Customer Sports

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the 2016 season

DTM, Zandvoort. Mercedes-AMG DTM Team, Mercedes-Benz, DTM, Christian Vietoris, BWT Mercedes-AMG C 63 DTM Robert Wickens Lucas Au This is what happened: Weekend’s results & facts. News from the Mercedes-AMG motorsport teams. Three questions for Ulrich Fritz. Social media news: What’s new online? This week’s important dates and events.

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